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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2624)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2527)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2136)

      Order: Lamiales (177)

        Family: Acanthaceae (25)(family description)

          Genus: Ruspolia (1)

            Epithet: hypocrateriformis (Vahl) Milne-Redh. (1)

Synonyms: Eranthemum affine Spreng., Eranthemum hypocrateriforme (Vahl) R.Br., Justicia hypocrateriformis Vahl, Pseuderanthemum affine K.Schum., Pseuderanthemum hypocrateriforme (Vahl) Radlk., Ruspolia pseuderanthemoides Lindau, Siphoneranthemum hypocrateriforme (Vahl) Kuntze

affine => similar, related, of near alliance

hypocrateriformis => salver-shaped

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: red, orange

External links

Check for Ruspolia hypocrateriformis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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